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Physician Assistant (MS) Program Assessment


The York College Physician Assistant program seeks to recruit and educate students from the diverse surrounding communities to become highly competent, compassionate, and culturally aware providers of excellent medical care to underserved urban areas. Incorporated in our mission is a priority on increasing access to medical professional education for racial and ethnic minorities, financially disadvantaged students, and first-generation college graduates. Our program is committed to providing strong supports so that we may also expect high performance from our students.


  • Deliver age-appropriate and patient-centered medical, surgical, and wellness care
  • Demonstrate clear and accurate communications with patients and family members regarding their health concerns in a culturally competent manner
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of current and evolving basic science and medicine sufficient to assess, diagnose, and manage their patients under the supervision of a physician
  • Display a high degree of professionalism in their encounters with patients, colleagues and the community.

The Physician Assistant (MS) Program is part of the school of Health Sciences and Professional Programs, Health Professions Department